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Don't miss your chance to spend the day exploring this jewel in the Atlantic.
The island of Île d'Yeu will amaze you with the sheer diversity of its coastline: on the west side of the island, it's rocky with cliffs, whilst on the north and east sides, it has sprawling beaches and inlets with outcrops of schist.
You'll get off the boat at the picturesque Port-Joinville, the island's 'capital'. What most captivates visitors about this harbour is how lively it is in the morning and how quiet it is in the afternoon.
Not to be missed are the Grand Phare lighthouse, Pointe du Châtelet headland, Vieux Château fortification, Port de la Meule harbour, Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bonne-Nouvelle church, Port des Vieilles harbour, Pointe des Corbeaux headland, the village Saint Sauveur and the Fishing and Sea Rescue Museum, amongst many other things.
Looking for an unforgettable day out with family or friends? Then head to this enormous theme park! Impressive shows, epic adventures and lots of adrenaline... Come and enjoy a unique experience at Puy du Fou, twice voted the « World's Best Theme Park* »!
Immerse yourself in the thrilling world of Puy du Fou, set in hectares of unspoiled nature, just by Les Herbiers!
At Puy du Fou, the only missing part of the story is you!
This zoo and safari park, the only one of its kind in France, offers visitors the chance to explore 5 different areas, inhabited by 1,100 animals and 120 species. Get ready for a full-day adventure by foot and car in the company of wild animals!
Also not to be missed is the Cité Marine, a unique dolphinarium!
Set in hectares of pristine nature, this park offers <strong for those of all levels, paintballing, galactic laser, Explor’Games, disc golf, orienteering, quick jump and pony rides.
Le Grand Défi leisure park offers a range of outdoor activities for anyone above 2 years old.
Starting in Givrand, you'll paddle with your family* or friends to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. You'll sail on the river Jaunay, a calm river without currents, meaning the activity is completely safe and suitable for everyone!
Your trip will take you through different landscapes within a protected area (Natura 2000). You'll sail through marshes, crossing forests and dunes, before arriving in the heart of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. You'll also have the chance to explore the sights of this seaside town, such as its markets, beach, harbour, restaurants and shops.
For the more adventurous, night-time excursions are available in July and August.
Canoës du Marais has a car park, picnic tables and toilets, as well as drinks and ice cream available for purchase.
Take a step back in time and space on your visit to Vendée Miniature! Discover the Vendée of the past through this 1:10 scale replica of a country village.
This country village in the colours of the Vendée brings 650 characters to life. It's taken Marie-Françoise and Yves Aubron more than 16 years to finish this project.
Time of visit: approximately 1 hour
Looking for a water park in the Vendée? Then come to Atlantic Toboggan! In the heart of the Vendée, in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, this fun and friendly water park is a place to create unforgettable memories with family and friends.
It will be open from 19 June until 31 August 2021, 10.30–19.30.
If you're looking to have a good time, then come to Atlantic Toboggan and discover all the different activities on offer! Nestled in the French countryside, in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez (the Vendée), this is the ideal place to come to unwind, relax and have fun.
A water park where you're guaranteed to have an unforgettable time!
The Glassey House concept is based on an artificial wave with an adjustable size that you can surf endlessly!
It can be adjusted to cater for all levels and allows you to surf safely (you’ll be supervised by a certified instructor and lifeguard). This amazing wave is inspired by a standing wave on the Eisbach river, close to Munich, and now it's come to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie!
After numerous attempts (Etampes, Flowrider, Océan Dome), at last a proper wave where surfers can use their normal surfboard!
Learning to surf has just become a lot more enjoyable.What are the conditions? Always perfect! The water is at kept at 24°C, whilst the maximum height of the wave is 1.50m and its length limitless.
This is the perfect place for kids and adults, where sports and fun come together to offer an unbeatable experience.